[Marxism] Dyson on Global Warming

Les Schaffer schaffer at optonline.net
Thu Mar 26 08:53:08 MDT 2009


farmelantj at juno.com wrote:
> Nobody, expects that climatology
> or meteorology will even attain the
> level of precision in predictions that
> are manifested by celestial mechanics.  
> Celestial mechanics, after all, deals 
> in relatively simple systems whereas 
> meteorology and climatology deal 
> in very complex

although, interestingly enough, it was a problem in celestial mechanics, 
the three-body problem, that motivated Poincare to look for the first 
time at what we now call chaotic motions.

Les





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